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Surnames G

GARNER , Frances Chastain
GRAVITT , Rachel Holland
GUICE , Mrs. Rachel

Frances Chastain GARNER
Frances Chastain GARNER, 63, of Tennga, GA, died April 25, 2002. Mrs. Garner was born April 1, 1939, in Floyd County, GA. She was the daughter of the late Byrd and Frony Serritt Chastain. Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Jerry Lamar Garner; son, Charles Garner; brothers, C. W. and Joe Chastain. Survivors include 2 sons and daughter-in-law; daughter and son-in-law; 7 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; special aunt; special friend. Services were April 28, 2002 from the chapel of Ponders Funeral Home with the Rev. Ellis Chastain officiating. Burial was in the Dunagan Cemetery in Whitfield County. Arrangements are by Ponders Funeral Home of Dalton, GA.
Submitted by Floyd County Webmaster.

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Mrs. Rachel Guice
Mrs. Rachel Guice, 41, of 315 West 10th St. died in a Rome hospital at 10:50 a.m. Wednesday following an extended illness. Mrs. Guice was born in Bluffton, Ala., August 12, 1914, daughter of Mrs. Roxie Ray Berryhill and the late John Smith. She had been a resident of Rome and Floyd, County the greater part of her life. For the past 22 years. Mrs. Guice had operated a restaurant on West 10th Street. Her father died on July 1, 1933, and a sister Mrs. Darssie Mae McBurnett, died July 18, 1945. Surviving Mrs. Guice are one son, Arthur Thomas Guice Jr. of Rome: the mother, Mrs. Berryhill, of Rome Route 6: and one sister, Mrs. Lillian Walters of Atlanta. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at the chapel of Jennings Funeral Home. The Rev. L. L. Coker of Chattanooga, will officiate. Interment will follow in the family lot of East View cemetery. The body will be at the residence, 314 West 10th St. until time for services. Pallbearers include, Calvin Bryant, Donald Beard, John Addington, Arnold Stevens, Junior Penny and Herbert Shipley.
( Rome News Tribune, Thursday June 28, 1956)
Submitted by Edna Stephens.

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